Home|Journals Follow on Twitter| Subscribe to List

Directory for Medical Articles
 

Open Access

Case Report



Adult Foot Macrodactyly: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Celalettin Sever, Cihan Sahin, Yalcin Bayram, Safak Ekinci, Bilge Kaan Aysal, Ufuk Berber, Mehmet Incedayi, Fatih Uygur, Yalcin Kulahci.

Abstract
Macrodactyly of the foot is a rare congenital anomaly characterized by an enlargement of the soft tissue and osseous elements. It is difficult to treat this disorder when both the functional and cosmetic problems are addressed simultaneously. In the presented case, we describe an adult male patient with macrodactyly of the great toe, who underwent surgical correction consisting of amputation with debulking of soft tissues. To our knowledge, only a few cases regarding adults with macrodactyly of the foot have been reported in the literature. We advocate early surgical treatment of macrodactyly of the foot to enhance the quality of social life.

Key words: Macrodactyly, megalodactyly, foot, toe



Share this Article


Advertisement
Journal of Apitherapy

SUBMIT YOUR ARTICLE NOW


ScopeMed.com
BiblioMed Home
Follow ScopeMed on Twitter
Author Tools
eJPort Journal Hosting
About BiblioMed
License Information
Terms & Conditions
Privacy Policy
Contact Us

The articles in Bibliomed are open access articles licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/) which permits unrestricted, non-commercial use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the work is properly cited.
ScopeMed is a Database Service for Scientific Publications. Copyright ScopeMed Information Services.